Tag: Science

Fracking explained: opportunity or danger

Fracking explained: opportunity or danger

What is hydraulic fracturing – or fracking ? Since the industrial revolution our energy consumption has risen unceasingly. The majority of this energy consumption is supplied by fossil fuels like coal or natural gas. Recently there has been…

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Why are so many objects in space shaped like discs? | Michelle Thaller

Why are so many objects in space shaped like discs? | Michelle Thaller

MICHELLE THALLER: Rick, you have noticed one of the most wonderful and consistent patterns in the whole universe. The universe is very good at making spinning disks. Our solar system is a disk, and all the planets go…

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The future we’re building — and boring | Elon Musk

The future we’re building — and boring | Elon Musk

Chris Anderson: Elon, hey, welcome back to TED. It’s great to have you here. Elon Musk: Thanks for having me. CA: So, in the next half hour or so, we’re going to spend some time exploring your vision…

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Jimmy Fallon and Kevin Hart Go Back to High School

Jimmy Fallon and Kevin Hart Go Back to High School

-Hey guys, we’re here at a local high school out in Queens, New York City. Now, Kevin, you’re in a new movie called “Night School,” and because of that, I thought it would be fun if the two…

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How Are Aluminium Cans Recycled? | How Do They Do It?

How Are Aluminium Cans Recycled? | How Do They Do It?

Novelis is the world’s largest recycler of used beverage cans. They arrive at its factory in Warrington, England from all over the world. Compressed into bails, each weighing up to 1,000 kilograms and containing as many as 65,000…

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Why Used iPhones Cost More Than Used Android Phones

Why Used iPhones Cost More Than Used Android Phones

Narrator: This iPhone 7 came out three years ago. I could sell it and still get a couple hundred dollars for it. But if it was an Android phone, it would be a very different story. Why can…

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What’s inside a $400 vs $50 Cooler?

What’s inside a $400 vs $50 Cooler?

– I never thought I’d buy a $400 cooler, and now we’re gonna destroy it. Whoa! – Welcome back to What’s Inside? I’m Lincoln and this is Dan, and today we are wearing safety glasses. – Safety first,…

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Fasting vs. Eating Less: What’s the Difference? (Science of Fasting)

Fasting vs. Eating Less: What’s the Difference? (Science of Fasting)

“Breakfast of champions.” What’s the difference between eating less food and eating no food? Well, Let’s look at two different situations. …In 1944, a study called the Minnesota Starvation Experiment was conducted and was designed to understand the…

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ESOcast 165: Fast Track Your Career with the ESO Fellowship Programmes

ESOcast 165: Fast Track Your Career with the ESO Fellowship Programmes

I really enjoy being at ESO because of the diversity of people and activities that I do here. ESO is a place where astronomers and engineers shape and design the future of our field. The doors open to…

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International Data Panel: Sources, Research Opportunities, and Challenges

International Data Panel: Sources, Research Opportunities, and Challenges

[Back ground conversation before presentation starts] [Linda] Good morning. Alright, I’ll try again. Good morning! Alright! So this is going to seem late because tomorrow starts at 8:30 so hopefully you got some sleep this morning. Thank you…

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